Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family showing children, babies, backyard action, adults, children and baby posing with automobile parked on street. A sequence towards the end of the film shows postal workers posing outside a U.S. Post Office facility, probably located on Baltimore St. in Detroit, by the railroad tracks. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Detroit, families, children, babies, automobiles, postal workers, labor
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit family approximately 1941. Pictures home and family activities, the exterior of the Ford River Rouge Plant, boating on the Detroit River and possibly elsewhere, and a visit to the zoo. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: home movies, Detroit, families, factories, Ford Motor Company, zoos, Detroit River
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family, approx, late 1940s or early 1950s. Includes family and home scenes, members of a wedding party and guests on the sidewalk, two men on local automobile trips, two men putting flowers on a gravestone in a cemetery, family getting into a car for a trip, zoo scenes, and backyard scenes. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Detroit, Families, Homes, Weddings, Automobiles, Roadtrips, Men, Cemeteries, Flowers,...
Home movies shot by an African American family on their road trip to New York City and the New York World's Fair, ca. 1964-65. Includes street scenes of New York City, motels and houses of friends, and scenes shot at the Fair. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Roadtrips, Families, New York World's Fair (1964-65), African Americans, New York City
Though this sex education film concentrates on presenting the anatomy and physiology of human reproduction in sober medical terms, its release kicked off a controversy in many American cities and towns over the legitimacy of sex education in the public schools. The film is narrated from the point of view of an adult who tries to decide how to answer his son's natural questions about sex and reproduction. With excellent diagrams of the reproductive process. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Sex education, Biology: Reproduction, Families
Home movies (ca. late 1950s) from a Detroit, Michigan family shot on a trip from Detroit, Michigan to the Beaver, Pennsylvania area to attend a funeral. The end of the film shows a visit to Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, travel and tourism, Detroit, Beaver, Pennsylvania, funerals, roadtrips, families
Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family in the mid-1950s, with scenes of family and home activities, point-of-view driving down Michigan Avenue towards downtown Detroit, a trip to Silver Lake and possibly to Holland, Michigan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, travel and tourism, families, Detroit, tulips, flowers, Silver Lake, driving, roadtrips
Begins as a travelogue showing a family excursion through North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains, then turns into a promotional film for clothing and other things made from cotton. Much discussion of tent varieties; "a sewn-in tent floor ends worries about things that crawl and creep." Subplot about daughter who is unhappy to go camping, but finally enjoys herself because she meets a boy.04:44:28:04 Disembodied hand grabs for map of the Glorious West and Yellowstone in shelf beside... Topics: Cotton, Textiles, Fabrics, Tents, Clothing, Fashions, Families, Vacations, Leisure, Recreation,...
Advises children to do whatever is necessary -- even lie -- to achieve harmonious family relations. This portrait of manners among the affluent places a premium on pleasant, unemotional behavior, and contains some interesting do's and don'ts sequences. Key line: "These boys treat their dad as though they were genuinely glad to see him, as though they really missed him..." Director: Edward C. Simmel. Cinematography: Harry F. Burrell. Script: Arthur V. Jones. Editor: Miriam Bucher. With... ( 21 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Families
An American family unable to afford a Thanksgiving turkey reviews the things for which they feel thankful. This patriotic film is unusual in that it does not link freedom and happiness with the pursuit of wealth. Produced with nonprofessional actors in Lawrence, Kansas. Written by Margaret Carlile (Trudy) Travis. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Patriotism, Holidays: Thanksgiving, Families: 1950s